A Basalt resident is gathering signatures to try to overturn a town ordinance imposing a 20-cent fee on paper and plastic grocery bags.
The Aspen City Council has voted to ban plastic bags from its two grocery stores and place a 20-cent fee on paper bags.
Aspen leaders were scheduled Tuesday evening to vote on a proposal that would ban grocery stores from using plastic bags.
Aspen City Council members have changed their minds and are considering a ban on plastic bags instead of charging a fee.
Steamboat Springs wants to hold off on a potential plastic bag fee until other communities take action.
Aspen officials are considering a 20-cent fee for every plastic or paper bag used by grocery store customers.